AFL-CIO Sues OSHA for Emergency Temporary Standard to Protect Workers

PRESS RELEASE May 18, 2020: This morning, the AFL-CIO filed a petition for a writ of mandamus in the U.S. Court of Appeals to compel the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) to issue an emergency temporary standard (ETS) protecting U.S. workers against the coronavirus. The petition demonstrates that thousands of workers have been infected on the

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California Labor Federation Stands with Sen. Elizabeth Warren in Demanding Uber, Instacart and Other Gig Companies Reclassify Workers as Employees

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 1, 2020 California Labor Federation Contact: Steve Smith 510-326-4644 ssmith@calaborfed.org  California Labor Federation Stands with Sen. Elizabeth Warren in Demanding Uber, Instacart and Other Gig Companies Reclassify Workers as Employees  Warren tells CEOs, “You have a responsibility to protect [workers’] health and the public’s health” during the COVID-19 Pandemic  Oakland, CA — Today the California

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SF Public Service Workers Coalition Urges City Leaders to Invest $415 Million Revenue to Address Income Inequality

For Immediate Release: November 30, 2018 Contact person: Rudy Gonzalez, (415) 794-0377 San Francisco Public Service Workers Coalition Urges City Leaders to Invest $415 Million Revenue to Address Income Inequality San Francisco – In response to yesterday’s announcement that the City of San Francisco will be refunded at least $415 million in property tax revenue from

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Statement from Executive Director Tim Paulson on the Passing of Mayor Ed Lee

For Immediate Release                                            Contact: December 12, 2017                                                     Tim Paulson, (415) 716-6383    The San Francisco Labor Council is saddened by the sudden passing of Mayor Ed Lee. Mayor Lee served San Francisco during

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Statement from the San Francisco Labor Council Condemning Trump’s Rescinding of DACA

President Trump took another giant step towards the fracturing of our nation today. Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced the “rescinding” of DACA (Deferred Action on Childhood Arrivals). Congress has until March 5, 2018 to enact changes in the current immigration law to protect 820,000 current DACA recipients and the more than 11 million residents in

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